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Senior Advisor, Innovation Teams

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 14, 2024

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

The Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation at Johns Hopkins University (the Center) seeks aSenior Advisor, Innovation Teamsto join the Innovation Practice. The first of its kind in the world, the Center aims to advance the field of public sector innovation by marrying cutting-edge practice with world class research in order to transform the culture of government, deliver exceptional results for residents, and inspire trust in public service.

Reporting to the Innovation Director, you will play a central role in supporting and overseeing the work of multiple Innovation Teams (i-teams). You will do this by training these teams to engage residents more effectively and apply approaches such as human-centered design, crowdsourcing, and behavioral science. Successful Senior Advisors are likely to possess deep experience in successfully leading complex projects or initiatives in government or large organizations; exceptional relationship and stakeholder management skills; and the ability to balance broad, strategic thinking with disciplined day-to-day project management.

The Center is committed to addressing structural and entrenched racism and recognizes the public sector’s role in perpetuating these legacies. We are looking for candidates committed to dismantling structural and entrenched racism and addressing these issues, both as we build a new organization and advance this work in communities.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide direct technical assistance to i-teams in the design, development, and implementation of new services and programs.
  • Design and facilitate direct connections and collaborative learning opportunities among participants.
  • Contribute subject matter expertise to the development of training curriculum and resources.
  • Organize and facilitate on-site and virtual trainings, workshops, and meetings with government, academics, nonprofits, and other external partners.
  • Prepare reports, summaries, presentations, and other work products for dissemination to the Center’s leadership and external partners, including funders.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and political context expert for internal collaboration with other practice areas and operational teams.
  • Identify and investigate new trends and policies affecting the practice area.
  • Collaborate on the design and execution of new program opportunities and practice offerings.
  • Contribute to internal strategy development and continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in local government, design, or management consulting.
  • A thorough understanding of the types of challenges municipal governments typically face.
  • Experience project-managing complex initiatives from design to their completion.
  • Experience interacting with senior officials from public sector organizations and supporting them in advancing complex issues and goals.
  • Ability to collect and synthesize information.
  • Ability to represent Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation and its partners before mayors and other government officials.
  • Ability to thrive in relationships with leaders in the civic sector.
  • Ability to manage external stakeholders and workflows.
  • Excellence in professional writing, public speaking and training skills.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in related discipline. Typically require PhD.
  • One-year related experience. Require highly specialized advanced knowledge, education and/or training in a specialized field of study to conduct research.
  • Demonstrated ability on significant graduate project or additional doctoral education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years experience working in public policy, public administration, or a related field, particularly with local government.
  • Experience or familiarity with government innovation efforts, including a strong conceptual and practical understanding of innovation tools and the role of human centered design, data, and policy in the public sector.

Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Analyst
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Senior Advisor, Innovation Teams
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range: Min $55,200 - Max $140,000 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus
Department name: Hynrid/Ctrs for Govt Excellence & Public Innova
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visithttps://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visithttps://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visithttps://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending upon campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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